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Battlefield 4: Premium Edition to offer all the battlefield you need

EA has announced Battlefield 4: Premium Edition, which I’m guessing is the new way of saying “Game of the Year Edition”.

By Tim McDonald | 8 Oct 2014 | 1

Battlefield Hardline gets a Hotwire mode trailer

EA have released a gameplay trailer for Battlefield Hardline‘s vehicle-focused multiplayer mode, Hotwire.

By Tim McDonald | 18 Sep 2014 | Comments Off

Battlefield: Hardline delayed to early 2015

EA clearly doesn’t want another Battlefield 4 launch on its hands, so Battlefield: Hardline has been delayed until the beginning of 2015.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

DICE reveals more Mirror’s Edge details in this E3 video

Work on the new Mirror’s Edge title is ongoing, as this video shown during EA’s E3 press event confirms.

By Peter Parrish | 9 Jun 2014 | 1

Battlefield: Hardline beta opens today, first-come first-served

Do you want to play Battlefield: Hardline? Then get over to the Battlefield website NOW NOW NOW NOW.

By Tim McDonald | 9 Jun 2014 | 10

Star Wars: Battlefront details coming spring 2015

I hope you weren’t expecting E3 2014 to contain lots of news about Star Wars: Battlefront, because it apparently won’t.

By Tim McDonald | 9 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Mirror’s Edge concept art appears just in time for E3

First of all, it’s very confusing that the follow-up to Mirror’s Edge is going to be called Mirror’s Edge.

By Peter Parrish | 9 Jun 2014 | 1

Battlefield 4 High Frequency Network PC update released

DICE has released a High Frequency Network update for the PC version of Battlefield 4, in the hopes it will improve stability.

By Peter Parrish | 3 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Battlefield 4 “upgrading hardware” to deal with server rubber-banding

You kind of wonder how many statements about being definitely very serious and committed and how this is a top priority DICE will make before they begin to lose meaning.

By Peter Parrish | 2 Apr 2014 | 1

Battlefield 4 Naval Strike delayed on PC

Battlefield 4’s Naval Strike DLC was due out today on PC (if you were a premium member, that is,) but DICE is holding the release back due to the discovery of “an issue.” That’s the information coming from the official Battlefield blog (via the ever-dependable Blues.)
There aren’t any details about what the specific issue is, but hey, if DICE is working to mend something Battlefield 4 related before it comes out rather than just releasing it and hoping to patch it up afterwards, we shouldn’t give them too much grief.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Battlefield 4 Naval Strike footage to be streamed today, 19 March

At this point it’s hard to say how well Battlefield 4 is functioning on PC without being a regular player.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Battlefield 4 updated on PC with huge list of fixes

Last time you opened up Battlefield 4 on Origin, it should’ve downloaded a fairly substantial patch.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Mar 2014 | 3

Battlefield 4 netcode is next on DICE’s laundry list of fixes

Battlefield 4 still doesn’t work quite right. You’ve probably noticed this if you’re still playing it, and DICE have posted another blog-based update about what they’re trying to do about it.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Battlefield 4 Second Assault coming to PC on 18 February

It’s starting to look awfully like that news about DICE halting all production on DLC until they’d fully fixed Battlefield 4 was just designed to make people feel better, rather than actually being true.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Feb 2014 | 2

Battlefield 4 hopes Player Appreciation Month will distract from ongoing problems

There’s a weird trend in videogames where, if things are not going well for a developer, they’ll attempt to appease the player-base with a shower of virtual items and gifts.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Jan 2014 | 1

Battlefield 4 patch released, makes things a bit more stable

Rejoice: our EA overlords have bestowed upon us a new patch for their popular (and infamously broken) man-shooter, Battlefield 4.

By Tim McDonald | 13 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Battlefield 4 patched once again – Flickering issue sorted

It’s time for another Battlefield 4 patch and this time the SLI/Crossfire flickering issue has apparently been sorted after the last patch.

By Paul Younger | 20 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Battlefield 4 expansions to be delayed until the game works properly

EA has come as close as you’re ever likely to see to admitting that Battlefield 4 is broken, to the point where the company claims that developers DICE will not be working on any future expansions or projects until the game is working as intended.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Battlefield 4 Review

I don’t quite know how to review Battlefield 4. I definitely don’t know how to score it.

By Tim McDonald | 1 Nov 2013 | 11

Origin code apparently gives you Battlefield 3 for free

Edit: This is an older story, if you’re looking for news of Origin’s “On the House” giveaway of Battlefield 3 – head here.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Oct 2013 | 15

Battlefield 4 multiplayer launch trailer actually appears on time

Unlike the bizarrely early SimCity: Cities of Tomorrow launch trailer, this multiplayer launch trailer for Battlefield 4 is appropriately timed.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Oct 2013 | 1

Load up: Battlefield 4 can be preloaded in Europe

DICE and EA and the myriad other publishing and PR arms involved with the production of Battlefield 4 have announced that if you’ve pre-ordered the game through Origin in Europe then preloading begins RIGHT NOW.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Battlefield 4 Preview – The Beta Test

Let’s get a few things out of the way first: I’m not going to do a great deal of complaining about Battlefield 4 here, but other people already have.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Oct 2013 | 6

DICE: Battlefield: Bad Company not dead, just resting

DICE’s creative director, Lars Gustavsson, has stated that we probably will see a Battlefield: Bad Company 3 – just not any time soon.

By Tim McDonald | 3 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Battlefield 4 has seven game modes, and here they are

New mixes with old in this released list of Battlefield 4 game modes.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Repeat assault: Battlefield 4 beta details re-stated in this in-house video

Like several other major publishers, EA has figured out that the best way to completely control the release of information about their projects is to take interviewing and reporting in-house.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Snow joke: Battlefield 4 multiplayer trailer teases some new maps

Apparently, Battlefield 4 will have some sort of multiplayer segment to it.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Shocktober: Battlefield 4 PC open beta dated for start of next month

If you’ve been unspeakably excited by the prospect of playing Battlefield 4, you’ll probably want to visit the toilet before reading this.

By Tim McDonald | 14 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

All the numbers: 64 players, 12 minutes, Battlefield 4 multiplayer

You maybe already saw the trailer for Battlefield 4’s ‘Paracel Storm’ multiplayer map, but here’s some footage of that map actually be used by 64 willing volunteers and would-be fighter pilots.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

Storm warning: Battlefield 4’s Paracel Storm map gets trailer

EA have released a new trailer for Battlefield 4, showing off two minutes of multiplayer action on the Paracel Storm map.

By Tim McDonald | 20 Aug 2013 | Comments Off